The Game Boy Color (abbreviated as GBC) is a handheld game console manufactured by Nintendo, which was released on October 21, 1998 in Japan and was released in November of the same year in international markets.
“Joy to the World” is a popular Christmas carol. The words are by English hymn writer Isaac Watts, based on Psalm 98, 96:11-12 and Genesis 3:17-18, in the Bible.
Christmas ornaments or baubles are decorations (usually made of glass, metal, wood, or ceramics) that are used to festoon a Christmas tree. Ornaments take many different forms, from a simple round ball to highly artistic designs.
From 1992 until 2016, Nintendo was also the majority shareholder of Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners.
Bryan Lee Cranston (born March 7, 1956) is an American actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director and producer. Cranston is best known for portraying Walter White in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad, Hal in the Fox comedy series Malcolm in the Middle and Dr. Tim Whatley in the NBC comedy series Seinfeld. He started working regularly in the late 1980s, mostly doing minor roles and advertisements.
Megaforce (or MegaForce), is an action film made in 1982 directed by former stuntman Hal Needham. The film featured a “phantom Army of super elite fighting men whose weapons are the most powerful science can devise”, including realistic 3-D holograms and combat vehicles such as a motorcycle called the “Delta MK 4 Megafighter” equipped with missile launchers. A video game based on the film was released in 1982 on the Atari 2600.
The Atari 2600, or Atari VCS before 1982, is a home video game console released on September 11, 1977 by Atari, Inc. The unit was originally priced at US$199 ($774 adjusted for inflation), and shipped with two joysticks and a Combat cartridge (eight additional games were available at launch and sold separately).
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.
The Nintendo 64 (Japanese: ニンテンドー64), stylized as NINTENDO64 and often referred to as N64, is Nintendo’s third home video game console for the international market.
South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network. Intended for mature audiences, the show has become famous for its crude language and dark, surreal humor that satirizes a wide range of topics.
South Park is a first-person shooter video game, based on the American animated comedy series of the same name. The game was developed by Iguana Entertainment and published by Acclaim Entertainment for Nintendo 64 in 1998 for North America and in 1999 for Europe, which was later ported to Microsoft Windows in 1999, but it is only released in North America.
“Jingle Bells” is one of the best-known and commonly sung American Christmas songs in the world. It was written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857. Like many simple, catchy and popular melodies, “Jingle Bells” is often the subject of parody. “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” has been a well-known parody since the mid-1960s, with many variations on the lyrics.
Ice Hockey is an ice hockey video game designed by Activision programmer Alan Miller, and published by Activision. If one discounts the “Hockey Pong” variant on Video Olympics, Ice Hockey is the only real hockey game on the Atari 2600.
Phil Hartman (September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning writer as well as an actor, voice artist, comedian and graphic artist. He first came to widespread attention in the late 1980s and early 1990s for his roles on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, afterwards going on to motion pictures, frequent roles on the long-running FOX animated series The Simpsons, and a major part as “Bill McNeal” on the NBC sitcom NewsRadio.
Originally known as the Atari VCS for Video Computer System, the machine’s name was changed to “Atari 2600” (from the unit’s Atari part number, CX2600) in 1982, after the release of the more advanced Atari 5200. It was wildly successful, and during the 1980s, “Atari” was a synonym for this model in mainstream media. The 2600 was typically bundled with two joystick controllers, a conjoined pair of paddle controllers, and a cartridge game – initially Combat and subsequently Pac-Man.
At the time, the 2600 was the most popular video game console in the world and Pac-Man was the most popular arcade game in the world, so Atari widely promoted the 2600 version of the game. Upon release, however, the quality of the adaptation of the game was criticized and sales were well below expectations, and even those who bought and kept the game were often dissatisfied.
A submarine sandwich is any of various sandwiches made on a long roll (usually up to 12″ long by 3 ” wide) or baguette (called “French bread” or a “submarine roll” in the U.S.), so called because of its shape. The contents typically include meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and various condiments, sauces or dressings.
Many restaurant analysts attribute Subway‘s fast growth to the growing concern on health by restaurant customers, a trend that Subway has taken advantage of in its marketing.
Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child’s health or well-being.
Pac-Man, originally called Puck Man in Japan, is a 1980 maze action video game developed and released by Namco for arcades. In North America, the game was released by Midway Manufacturing as part of its licensing agreement with Namco America. The player controls Pac-Man, who must eat all the dots inside an enclosed maze while avoiding four colored ghosts.